Florida Manufactured Home Communities Show Steady Occupancy, Rent Growth

Datacomp has published the May 2022 JLT Market Reports for the state of Florida, the largest market area for manufactured homes in the United States. JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities in 186 major housing markets nationwide. The reports include the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs, and a variety of other useful management insights.

Datacomp publishes the JLT Market Reports and is the nation’s #1 provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry. JLT Market Reports are recognized as the industry standard for manufactured home community market analysis.

May 2022 manufactured housing market data published in JLT Market Reports for Florida includes information on 802 “All ages” and “55+” manufactured home communities.

Altogether, the reports on Florida manufactured home communities include data representations for 212,857 homesites.

Florida Statewide Trends in Manufactured Housing Community Rent and Occupancy

  • Florida all-ages communities experienced a 0.5% increase in occupancy and a 5.5% increase in rent.
  • Florida 55+ communities experienced a 0.8% increase in occupancy and a 6.2% increase in rent.

“Manufactured home community occupancy increased in all but five of the Florida markets detailed in Datacomp’s May publication,” Datacomp Co-President and Chief Business Development Officer Darren Krolewski said. “This, along with healthy rent appreciation across the state reflects the growing demand for quality affordable housing.”

More About JLT Market Reports

Each JLT manufactured home community rent and occupancy report from Datacomp has detailed information about investment-grade communities in the major markets. The detailed information includes:

  • Number of homesites
  • Occupancy rates
  • Average community rents, and increases
  • Community amenities
  • Vacant lots
  • Repossessed and inventoried homes, and much more

JLT Market Reports also include management insights that rank communities by number of homesites, occupancy rates, and highest to lowest rents. Established reports show trends in each market with a comparison of May 2022 rents and occupancy rates to May 2021, as well as a historical recap of rents and occupancy from 1996 to the present date in most markets.

The May 2022 JLT Market Reports for Florida manufactured home communities are available for purchase and immediate download online at the Datacomp JLT Market Report website, or they may be ordered by phone in electronic or printed editions at (800) 588-5426.

Each fully updated report for mobile home communities is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers, and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed business decisions.